News & Press Releases
21 st February 2012
Becrypt extends ultra-secure encryption for tablet devices with DISK Protect
Federal agencies now able to benefit from versatile tablet form factor while meeting legislative requirements to protect sensitive data
RSA Conference, February 27 to March 3, Moscone Center, San Francisco Booth #442
McLean, VA, February 21, 2012 - Becrypt, a leading supplier of cybersecurity solutions to Federal and Local government agencies, Department of Defense and other public sector organizations has further extended its Full Disk Encryption software to tablet devices. Becrypt’s award winning DISK Protect full disk encryption solution, which is FIPS 140-2 compliant, is now available for tablet devices with virtual keyboards, from a range of leading manufacturers including HP, Motion and Panasonic as well as for the ground-breaking Fujitsu STYLISTIC Q550*. Becrypt’s DISK Protect helps agencies comply with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) by encrypting sensitive data on desktops, laptops and now, tablets as well.
Becrypt’s DISK Protect for tablets ensures sensitive data is fully protected in the event of loss or theft, with prevention of unauthorized access ensured by strong user authentication. This robust software encryption layer compliments the hardware security features integrated into many of the devices, which can include smartcard readers and fingerprint readers. Running Microsoft Windows 7, tablets with Becrypt DISK Protect provide IT departments with a known and trusted operating system that can be securely managed centrally.
Becrypt offers government teams and other remote or mobile workers a viable tablet that delivers all the productivity and efficiency gains demanded of the innovative form factor, with class-leading security protection delivered as an integral part of the solution.
Bernard Parsons, CEO of Becrypt commented, "At Becrypt we are committed to providing flexible, yet highly secure ways to protect data, enabling people to remain highly productive even when working with sensitive government, citizen or commercial data. Our long track record of working with governments around the world to provide encryption solutions to protect highly sensitive data means that we are ideally placed to provide solutions for new form factors like the latest range of tablet devices that use virtual keyboards."
*In November 2011, Becrypt and Fujitsu announced the availability of the first comprehensively secure tablet PC, the Fujitsu STYLISTIC Q550 with Becrypt’s DISK Protect full disk encryption, aimed at Federal agencies, healthcare, law enforcement and other public sector organizations.